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Gatehouse to Hatfield House with Porter's Lodge and the 2 Adjoining Cottages on the South, Hatfield

Description: Gatehouse to Hatfield House with Porter's Lodge and the 2 Adjoining Cottages on the South

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 158361

OS Grid Reference: TL2354708487
OS Grid Coordinates: 523547, 208487
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7614, -0.2112

Location: 5 Fore Street, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL9 5AL

Locality: Hatfield
Local Authority: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL9 5AL

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Listing Text

Old Hatfield
(east side)

15/98 Gatehouse to Hatfield
House with porter's
lodge and the 2 adjoining
30.3.66 cottages on the south


Lodge to Hatfield House. Formerly part of the W entrance range
to Bishop Morton's Palace, c1480. C17 and C19 additions. Red
brick. Some C15 diaperwork. Plain tile roof. E elevation to
courtyard has 4-centre arched coach entrance near right end with
heavy moulded beam and chamfered spandrels. Over this a 4-light
wood-frame leaded window of Cl7. Either side are single 1st
floor C15 lights with moulded arched surrounds. Left hand side
of range has 2 projecting 1-window gable ends with ground and 1st
floor 3-light wood casements. S and N ends of whole range have
early Cl7 crow-stepped gables. Return to left part has good late
C18 flush panel door with moulded frame and heart-patterned
glazing-bar fan. 8-window elevation to Fore Street has C17 flush
wood cross bar window over arch. Mainly C19 restored Tudor
windows. 1 C15 1-light window on left end of 1st floor. 1st
floor room over arch has C16 tempera painting of a lion hunt now
covered over.

Listing NGR: TL2354708487

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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